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BIOS update

Using SupportAssist, I was recommended to update 3 drivers and the BIOS.

I decided to update the BIOS last, as the driver updates did not require a restart. Maybe if I had chosen to update them all at once, the result would be the same, but since I decided to do them not all at once, this is how I did it.

There was a recommendation to have the laptop plugged in while updating the BIOS, which is sensible, but I would like to suggest that there also be a recommendation to update the BIOS last so that you restart the computer at the end.

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Re: BIOS update

A better recommendation is to not use Support Assist to update BIOS.  We have seen reported bricked machines because of BIOS corruption, letting Support Assist do it.  Best to do any BIOS updates manually.   Even better only update BIOS if it fixes a problem you are having or updates to support new hardware you want to install.


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